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Upcoming Webinar: Selecting Exterior Topcoats Based on Aesthetic Performance

AGC Chemicals Americas is proud to sponsor a free webinar for Durability and Design.

This program is eligible for 1 AIA Learning Unit.

Participants will learn about the aesthetic performance of the most common types of topcoats, examine the effects of UV exposure on color & gloss retention, and learn how to select & specify topcoats based on expected levels of gloss & color retention performance.
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Baked-On Coating Degradation Results In Lumiflon Roof Restoration

Metal roofs are common amongst commercial buildings, for their durability and perceived long life cycles. While these roofs may never need replacement, overtime degradation occurs of the the baked-on PVDF coatings and requires refurbishing, exposing the bare metal underneath, resulting in red rust corrosion that can permanently damage the substrate. For the roof restoration of this Baltimore, Maryland based office building; All-Tech Coatings was contacted for their expertise in recoating. To achieve a factory-like finish that can provide years of service with low wear, All-Tech Coatings applied a coating system that uses PPG’s Coraflon ADS that include Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resins. Continue reading Read More

Lumiflon FEVE Resins Are The Subject Of School Roof Restoration

Throughout the United States, schools with metal roofs have become commonplace. The roofs’ protective coatings are applied directly to the metal coils during manufacturing, from which the roof panels are formed. However, when these roofs begin to show signs of deterioration, the entire roof needs to be stripped, primed and recoated. All-Tech Decorating Company (ATD) and PPG’s Coraflon ADS with Lumiflon FEVE Resin gives school roofs factory-like fluoropolymer finishes with higher durability, gloss rate, gloss retention, weatherability and corrosion resistance than the former factory applied finishes for perfect roof restoration. Continue reading Read More

Product Spotlight: LUMIFLON Fluorinated Resin LF810 and LF810Y

LUMIFLON LF810 is a fluorinated resin utilizing FEVE technology. It is supplied at 45% solids in Mineral Spirits. Another version, LF810Y is supplied in Xylene. How is LUMIFLON used in coatings? LUMIFLON LF810 is used as a resin in coatings. It can be used alone or blended with other resins such as acrylics and alkyds. It has low OH functionality and therefore is an excellent choice for 1K coatings. Does …Read More